Vladimir Lenin became the leader of the Bolsheviks in July of 1902. He became the leader of the Russian government on November 8, 1917.
Vladimir Ilyich Lenin (Ulyanov)
The first communist leader of the USSR was Vladimir Lenin. Lenin was in power at the time the USSR was formed in December 1922.
Vladimir I. Lenin became the leader of the Soviet Union after the Russian Revolution of 1917.
Vladimir I. Lenin
The leader of the Bolshevik's was Vladimir Ilyich Lenin.
Vladimir Lenin was the leader of Russia from 1917 to 1922. He was a communist, and he turned Russia into the Soviet Union. Lenin was predecessor to Stalin.